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4dr Auto SE SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto S SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Auto SE with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof SportWagen
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Sunroof & Navigation SportWagen
2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual
  • 2.5i Manual PZEV
  • 2.5i Automatic
  • 2.5i Automatic PZEV
  • 2.5i Premium Manual
  • 2.5i Premium Manual PZEV
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium Automatic PZEV
  • 3.6R Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic
  • 2.5i Limited Automatic PZEV
  • 3.6R Limited Automatic
5dr Wgn Two (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Two (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Two (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Two (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Three (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Three (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Three (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Five (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Five (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Five (SE)

Prices

MSRP $24,395 $23,495 $26,650
Invoice $23,419 $22,123 $24,809
Avg. Paid $16,969 $22,481 $22,458

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.5 8.3
Critics' Rating 9.1 9.0 9.1
Performance 8.6 8.7 7.3
Interior 8.2 8.6 8.4
Operating Cost 8.2 7.9 8.6
Safety 9.7 9.4 8.5
Reliability 2.5 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Premium cabin materials
  • TDI model’s great fuel economy
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Very spacious cargo area
  • Roomy back seat
  • Fantastic fuel economy
  • Large, adjustable rear seat
  • Spacious cargo hold
Cons
  • Low reliability rating
  • Poor sound quality from base stereo
  • Slow acceleration

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 2.5L/151 Gas Flat 4 2.5L/152 Gas/Electric I4 1.8L/110
MPG 24 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 28 Hwy 44 City / 40 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wagon Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 107.9 109.400
Length, Overall (in) 179.4 189.0 181.700
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 71.7 69.900
Height, Overall (in) 59.2 66.1 62.000

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3256 3423 3274

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 91.7 105.4 97.200
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.8 39.600
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 43.0 41.300
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 56.3 55.900
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.5 53.500
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 39.3 38.600
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 37.8 35.900
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 56.1 52.000
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.9 53.500
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 66.9 71.3 67.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 32.8 34.3 34.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas Flat 4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.5L/151 2.5L/152 1.8L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5700 173 @ 5600 98 @ 5200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4250 174 @ 4100 105 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 35.800 36.8 36.100

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21 44
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28 40
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 18.5 11.900

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard